The business model drives the sustainability agenda forward

The strength of OEM's sustainability agenda is that it is incorporated in the business model. The organisations' extensive product and application expertise also includes sustainability aspects and thus forms a natural part of the business. Effective sustainability practices are also a competitive advantage and help safeguard OEM's future growth and financial stability. The Group's overall sustainable development goals are in line with prioritised components of Agenda 2030 and embrace the three fundamental pillars of sustainable development; economic, environmental and social. OEM also enhances its competitive advantage and position as an attractive employer by working proactively to reduce negative environmental impacts, uphold high ethical standards, promote equal opportunities and create financial stability.

Code Of Conduct

Human rights

1) OEM supports and respects international human rights within the company's sphere of influence.
2) OEM shall not be complicit in human rights abuses.

Working rights

3) OEM upholds freedom of association and recognises the right to collective bargaining.
4) OEM has a zero-tolerance policy towards any type of forced or compulsory labour.
5) OEM has a zero-tolerance policy towards any type of child labour.
6) OEM is against all discrimination with regard to recruitment and the performance of work.

The environment

7) OEM supports the precautionary approach with regard to environmental hazards.
8) OEM undertakes initiatives to promote greater environmental awareness.
9) OEM encourages the development of environmentally-friendly technologies.


10) OEM is committed to countering corruption in all forms, including extortion and bribery.

OEM's Code of Conduct is based on the ten principles set forth in the United Nation's Global Compact. The Code of Conduct includes policies relating to human rights, working rights, environmental matters and anti-corruption. These areas encompass the essential components of the responsibility that it is natural to take for all of the Group's companies.